Megascops asio Linnaeus 1758 (eastern screech-owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

Alternative combinations: Otus asio, Strix asio

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Megascops according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Linnaeus 1758, Parmalee 1992 and Wetmore 1931

Sister taxon: Megascops kennicottii

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (15: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Virginia collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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